CONTRACT SIT Test Lead - Tier1 Bank

City of London
£400 - £500 per day
30 Apr 2013
28 May 2013
Shen Parmar
Contract Type
Full Time

Investment bank based in Canary Wharf, requires a Payments System Intergration Test Lead on a contract basis.

Main Function

Support US Cash Programme release testing:

  • ProvideQualityCentre training
  • Produce assigned SIT Test Plan and test packs documents according to the standard as provided by the Barcap Test Manager
  • Produce Gap analysis report to identify the gap on business requirement and FRD/ Design specification
  • Produce Smoke Test Pack and perform smoke test prior to the start of SIT
  • Provide support and monitor progress on their packages including test prep and test execution
  • Co-ordinate SIT progress meetings and manage defects during test execution
  • Produce Fit for Purpose MI reporting and test metrics according to Programme standard
  • Assist in the production of Test Closure Report
  • Manage direct and matrix test resources for the assigned release packages
  • Pro-activity takes responsibility for ensuring readiness of the SIT/ UAT environment prior to the start of SIT/ UAT test phases
    • This role can be extended to cover component UAT Test Phase where applicable

Person Requirements

This person must have:

  • 6+ years manual testing experience includingUKinvestment banking
  • Financial/ Payment testing experience
  • 3+ years operating in a Test Lead level
  • Expert inQualityCenter
  • Strong technical background including MQ, Connect Direct etc.


This is a hands on testing lead role and the candidate must prefer to perform both test preparation and test execution when required

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